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ITS MKN ACROSS HIT
ROOSEVELT WONT SUBMIT
Lack of Election
Mechanism l u used
Delay but Few Voted.
Suiipiio and \j
S o Much
New York, March 2 6.—Victory for
the organization delegates to the re
national convention who
opposed in 1 ï congressional
districts of New York state at today's
primaries by candidates
Roosevelt supporters, vv
hour after the polls had been closed
tonight by state and county chairmen.
Wm. Barnes, Jr., chairman of the
republican state committee, claimed
at lu o'clock that the opposition "by
the highest possible estimate" would
not win more than 7 out of the 9i)
seats in the national convention to
which New York is entitled.
A statement on the results had been
issued from the Roosevelt headquar
ters two hours after the polls closed.
The primaries opened at 3 p. m.
amidst great confusion, owing to the
delay in delivering th<V ballots in
many voting districts.
Jn one case in the west side ^he po
lice otticially reported that the bal
lots designed for use at 18 polling
places diil not arrive until about 6 p.
m. and some early cortiers left the
The polls closed at 9 p. m.
President Britt of the board
elections declared that the delay was
due largely to the eleventh hour liti
gation which the Roosevelt commit
tee began over the position of dele
bates on the ballots.
A Her tile
lul.s had closed at 9
n some Instances only about
ball a,, hour alter they had opened,
on account of tile delay in the dellv
bahnts, Roosevelt supporters
said til • mlxup would lay the ground
for a contest
the validity of tile
It was the first trial
f the new pri
Bullots in many of the
districts ranged from lu to 14 feet
The democrat», who elected dele
gates only to their state convention,
and members of
committees had little trouble,
were no disorders of
voters venting their complaints in
ridicule of the primary system.
At the republican county head
quarters the contest was discussed "as
between Taft and Roosevelt." This is
because the county organization had
endorsed Taft and claimed that all
delegates nominated by the party
committees In the various districts
favor the president's renomination.
In accordance with the primary
law, however, none of tlie delegates
is instructed specifically.
Secretary Hilles said in answer to
a message from New York apprising
him of the result that the president
was much pleased that New York had
îe to his support.
In 26 of the 43 congressional dis
tricts of the state there were no con
tests. These districts included those
of Brooklyn, Long Island and most of
the up-state districts.
tvhlle in most cases the control of
the district organizations is claimed
by friends of President Taft, in a few
eases Roosevelt supporters say the
delegates will support their candi
date. In the main, however, the or
ganization delegates chosen without
contest are considered favorable to
The first primary returns received
at republican county headquarters
gave the organization candidates 111
votes to 26 for the Roosevelt dele
claimed that returns from 75 out of
855 election districts indicates organ
ization victories in every congression
al district of the city on a vote ratio
of 8 to 1.
County Chairman Koenig
Roosevelt .Makes Holler.
Theodore Roosevelt left late today
on his eastern speech-making tour,
after protesting vigorously at what ho
declared to be the "scandalous - ' way
the "county machine" was behaving
in connection with the primary fight,
then in full progress.
He called up Police Commissioner
Waldo on the telephone from his ed
itorial offices and protested against
the refusal of Mayor Gaynor to afford
police protection to Roosevelt watch
ers at the primary,
missiner Waldo promised that Ids in
terests would be protected at the var
ious voting places.
Chuirniaif Duell, of Ute
He said Corn
committee, issued tills statement late
"In view of the
so-called primary, the Iti
mtttco will take steps.
May, to have a rou
lit? with a full expression
f the election machinery,
speak of other features of the
il' there is a
primary in this
Slii-rniati Handle» Him.
N. Y., March 26. incom
plete returns from Herkimer and
Oneida counties Indicate that dele
gales to Die republican national con
vention from the 33rd congressional
precinct favoring the renomination of
President Taft, won In today's pri
mary. In the city of Utica, where the
Roosevelt partisans made a telling
tight even in Vice President .Sher
man's M-ard. I he organization, or Taft
delegates, won over the Roosevelt
men by 1508.
Odell Elected Over Ilsli.
Poughkeepsie, N. Y., March 26.—
Early returns from the 26th congres
sional district indicate a victory for
the republican organization candi
dates to the Chicago convention hy a
vote of 4 t
Benjamin B. Odell, Jr.,
member of the reptiblienn state com
mittee over Hamilton Fish, Jr.
WOMEN in KISH TO CANCEL
iliniitMiiidm Musa Register in ITe
cinct of Entry.
Butte, Mont., March 2 6 —As a re- :
suit ot an opinion front Attorney I
General Albert J. Galen to the effect
that any one who has located a home-I
stead must register at the designated
place in that vicinity and to register
ele was witnessed here ol
school teachers and other women !
who had been rounded up at "régis- •
tration'' teas and registered by Butte j
club women, to cancel their registra- ;
tions. Today's rush followed an an- !
j nouncement from Clerk and Recorder
j Kerr Beadle that all cancellations
must be made not later than live days
after the close of registrations. To
permit the registration to stand would
legally establish the residence of i
the entryman in Butte and automat- I
ically cause a forfeiture of all home- i
About fifty school teachers had
embraced the opportunity of the last
summer vacation to file upon land,
and they had been among the first to !
register for the sehool election. I
. I.AIMED TO 1IA VF I A 1ST CHARM
STRIKE GO TO REFERENDUM
Mem I Miners Vote |
, hut I'rolHthly lie
Butte, Mont., March
meeting of the Butte
tonight arrangements were made for
taking a referendum vote Thura-!
hay upon the question of declaring a
strike of miners as a protest against
the discharge of about 350
claimed by the miners,
en, it is
because they ,
The polls will open :
uL y o'clock in the forenoon, ami
there are more than 8,uuu miners ami
smeltermen » ho will have a vote, the
results of the eleetion will not
known until Friday morning,
thirds majority is necessary to call a
strike, and even then tile results must
be forwarded to tile readquarters of
the Western Federation of Miners at
Denver and there passed upon by the
executive committee of the federation. 1
Leaders In the union tonight express
ed the belief that sentiment express
ed at tonight's meeting practically i
precludes any possibility of a strike. 1
Con F. Kelley, vice president of the
Anaconda Copper Mining company,
and John Gillie, general manager of
tlie -company's properties, today Is
sued a statement that the companies
operating in Butte would not discrim
inate against any of their employes
because of race, religion, color or •
politics, but that the companies would
continue to exercise their hitherto
undisputed right of hiring or dis
Socialist Mayor Lewis J. Duncan
and Alex Mackel, leaders among the
socialists of Butte, tonight addressed
a mass meeting of socialists in ar- |
raignment of the mining companies, |
Mayor Duncan alleging that socialist
miners were being discriminated
A significant feature of the meeting i
was the presence of not more than ;
about 100 persons, whereas formerly i
j turned out to hear
Politicians of the other
charging whom they pleased.
big crowds have
parties tonight freely predicted that I
the events of the past two days fore- |
casfed the oblivion of the
party as a factor in the regulation of ;
affairs in Butte.
GOV. NORRIS PROGRESSIVISTIC
Enthuses Spokane Democrats With
Spokane, March 26.—Governor Ed
win L. Norris of Montana mingled
with Spokane democrats today. He
addressed the Commercial club at
luncheon and spoke tonight to a mass
eeting of democrats. He warned ,
democrats to "put none but progrès- .
sives on guard. The democrats must
take no backward stop." He referred
to the defeat of 1904 as the "most
Governor Norris declared his per
glorious licking in our career, and we
had it coming."
sonal preference for Wilson, but
urged the support or democrats for
the candidate nominated,
glowing tribute to w. J. Bryan.
Governor Norris advocated two
He paid a
principles in state
seemed to meet the approval of his i
hearers. He said: "I would give the 1
governor the right to submit a hill |
embodying Ills platform to the legls- |
latitre and In the event of adverse tic- ,
tion to submit the bill to the people
for a referendum vote," 1
I'o net us u check against Die abuse ,
of tills principle, he offered this: "I |
w ou id give the legislature the right
In a majority vote to submit to- a |'
popular vote and hill vetoed by the
"In tho event of a deadlock be
tween Clark and Wilson, 1 expect to
see a compromise in the democratic
national campaign, on Governor Mar
shall of Indiana. If no such compro
mise can be effected, look
landslide for Krvan," was the
Norris summed up tlu
it for a*
MONTANA RAILWAYS WIN KATE.
S(n(o CommiwIoner'H Order Sot Aside
Butte. Mont., March 26.—Under a
decision received from Judge Wm. H.
Hunt this afternoon, the Montana
railroad commission loses the rate
case involving the rate on coal from
Bear Creek over the line of the Mon
tana. Wyoming and Southern rail
After a hearing tlie commission or
dered the rate on coal reduced from
4 5 to 35 cents a ton, finding that ihls
rate would give the road a profit and
also permit the Bear Creek operators
to compete with
railroad brought suit to have the old
i her fields.
STRIKE AT DAWN MINE CLAIMS 82
, „„ !
Wt-.s, AIRGINIA VGAIN M ENE OF
Sll \BPSIIOOTKRS AGAIN Cl,AIM
AI, I TINS IjOCATKD.
NEW OFFICERS OPEN COURT
GAS EXPLOSION'IN DEPTHS
j Pioceetllugs llegiin to
u ntl lie»
of Miirtlerers to I
llillsville, Va„ March 20.—A squad
of sharp-shooting detectives will strike
a blow at dawn to capture Sidna Allen.
Fn»l Allen and Wesley Edwards, in
dicted for the
Thomas L. Felts returned here to
night to direct the sortie. Without
! hope of arresting Claude Swanson Al
rder of the Carroll
! n ' NV * U> he. believes has escaped D
I Hie mountains, Pelts is confident that
s will he eii
I the three
I snared within the next 4 8 hours.
j While the detectives delved in.u the
j thickets today, the rehabilitated court
j of Furroll eoumy resumed its sitting
! in the same room where scores of bul
| let holes dot the walls and dark 1
1 blotches of b^od stain the floors, |
mute reminders of the tragedy
m the bench was Acting Judge
Beside him Were two
I Walter Staples.
I ill e r new officials, Sheriff George
M. Edwards and Prosecuting Attor
ney Floyd Land ret h.
officials there re
! c'lerk Dexter Goad, a gash torn in his
| cheek by u bullet.
Civil proceedings begun by families
er damages by
of the victims to re
levying on propert> of the outlaws
f the c
! cupied the attention
Attorneys for the families of
they said virtually would rend-r these
a families destitute. *
the outlaws protestai against such
measures of the- law which
The defending attorneys declared
that Victor Allen, Indicted for murder
, and In jail at Roanoke with liis father,
: Floyd Allen, did not participate In
' the tragedy, one of the
Itnlt.eil that when the
lues the witnesses
grand jury ext
tomorrow to draw new indictments,
j victor Allen may not be reindicted.
f the witnesses
It is said tha; none
thus far have implicated him and it
is probably he will be released.
1 PORTLAND COAL Cl .AIMS VOID
II. !.. Pillock and Associates Notified
1 Juneau, Alaska, March
Juneau land office has sent notice to
S. J. Barber, J. R. Rogers, E. House
and J. G. Mack, locators of coal
claims in the Kathbone group, that
charges have been filed against their
claims. The charges allege that the
claimants did not file in good faith,
• "hut that each location and filing
was m ( ade pursuant to an unjawful
agreement and undertaking entered
Into by each and every one of the said
claimants with one E. J. Rathbone,
!.. G. Clarke, (ïootge 11. Hill. Fred S.
Stanley, H. L, Pittock und the Anglo
American oil it Coal company."
| The claims are in the Boygne
| River coal fields anil are of uncertain
value. All the men mentioned, ex
<ept Rathbone, are residents of Port
j land, Ore.
i The claimants of the four Wardell
; coal claims, which adjoin the Run
i ningham claims in the Boygne River
field, have been notified that tficir
l.claims are in peril of forfeiture for
of Adverse Action.
I Allure t,J
; notified of a
his coal claim.
G. C. Britton, II. S. cbmmis
! sioner at Katalla. Alaska, has been
similar charge against
The Wardell claim
ants were residents of Juneau at tlie
tlnu * 1,1 1UiI 'B
Alaska Central Forfeiture.
Juneau, Alaska, March 26.—Har
vey Edward Revell of Seward, Alaska,
has been cited by the Juneau land
hy his home
office to show cause
stead entry of 320 acres of iand at
the head of Resurrection bay, Alaska,
should not be cancelled. Charges by
, a special agent ol the general land
. office allege that Revell before filing
entered into an agreement with W.
N- Poland, manager, and A. C. I-rost
°* Chicago, president of the Alaska
Central railway, to turn
: his homestead to them.
Question has become
since the U. ft. government decided to
construct a railroad from the Ma
The land In
«'"» given to the Alaska Central rail
act of congress.
West ot this
j tanuska coal fields to Seward. Ad
joining the Revell homestead is an
! 8tl-rod stretch of water front which
i road by a special
1 Passed on June 1906.
| ro<l tract is a soldiers scrip claim
Die Polunil scrip
filed on by Poland. The Revell home
stead, the Alaska Central grant and
claim control th,
1 northern end of Resurrection hay.
, The property ot tin* Alaska t entrai
| railway went into the hands of ered
iters, and the company was reorgun
|' z, 'd as the Alaska Northern railway,
the stock of which is owned hy the
'Canadian banks, which furnished the] ,
ney to build the railway.
Port lu inters Deny Fraud.
2 6 .—The
men mentioned In
a* Die protests before the land office utl
|Ji.neau against the so-called Rath
■ c aimants, through their attor- I
made denial to the Associated I
f the charge that there was
nnv collusion, or agreement and un
derstanding entered into between the
locators and the Anglo-American Oil
E . E . Coovert,
and Cbal company,
the attorney, stated that every step
taken in the applications for patent,
had been after consultation with the
land office officials.
Berlin, March 26 .-^-Christian Gott
friend Albert Traeger, member of the
House," died today
reichst a g
"Father of the
to Germah of the poems of Robert
aged 82 .
Herr Traeger, who belonged to the
rndlcal party, had been a member of'
He was j
He was a prolific poet
horated in the translation in
the reich» ta g since 1874.
Ife also wrote several plavs
<ml> Floi'n at
llml u Chains,
•An« of Sluirt. INor
Fu ml lies
cere killed today by
in the Jed Coal «V
Coke company's mine at Jed, W. Va.,
about six miles from here,
men escaped alive and one
Thirty-three bodies have been lo
Exploring parties will have covered
all the mine by 3 o'clock Wednesday
morning and expect to have «11 the
ut by m
When the explosion
probably onl\ the 1 I men working at
ihe foot of the shaft had a chance for
their lives. They readily made their
way up the undamaged cages. Though
some of the blades
shatterar^they continued to operate,
esult that enough air was
d the fans were
:u admit the searching parlies
ere rushed from
mines and mine rescue cars summon-|
reached here shortly !
The experts immediately
the mine were
Mines nearby sent their experienced
lead hundreds of
\ olu 11
as the news spread about
nspeeled * ho
last Friday anil pronoi
uvestigations have not |,
livulged the cause of the explosion,
kune local mine men ure t inclined to | in
regard it as a
of the dead are in sore straits.
t the usual
has been slack at the mine,
aid will be asked.
i»e Days' Fighting at .limine* End
In Retreat. !
pearances in the deteat ot the fed- i
, . • it
The main lorce id the federal» was
utlealed at Corralitos yestcruay. In to
a Spasmodic light, beginning this j
morning and terminating at imrk u ]o
tolumn of fédérais sent against the f
rebel base at J Imine* wus defeated in he
I tight three miles outside the city t„
'"V . '' , . I
The government column, which was
r, pulsed, was u detachment sent out
last night in an endeavor to outflank,
the insurrectos and take tlie base at'five
The robe s were fully aware ot the
movement and without an enemy n
front, formed in force here and drove
F FI) ER A I,s
Jiminez, Mexico, March 2 G.—The
final phase of the five days' battle be
lories terminated tonight, to al. ap
back the advancing Maderoistas.
The fédérais were led by General tee
Aubert, who apparently was ignorant
government reports of the battle of
Corralitos, the first of which told* cf
i complete government victory, were
modified today, but ultimate victory
lor the federal» still is claimed.
of the defeat of thp main body of his,
army at Corralitos.
Mexlco tit y in Gloom,
n the field whi e the federal loss w is
11 lne nuu " ni e tn< 'encrai toss was pr(
225 men, 100 of whom were kille 1
The latest reports r.tiy tnat after ti e f
command of General Salas was routed 23
and defeated, he killed himself. Gen
erai Aubert, commanding another dl- lran
vision of the fédérais, ,s reported c ,
iheti to have come upon the scene
and engaged the rebels. Next General fn
. lez 1» said to have arrived wi.1i
lus command and the combined col
umns are reported to have routed the
Blame for the defeat of Salas' di
vision is charged to tlie former war
He planned to halte the three divis
. , . , . .
ions advance upon tlie rebels, out
... ., ...
1 rovided no means ot communication
... .. . . . » ,, the
lu tween them. Aubert and Tellez 4>l
, ... g .i r , r .
knew nothing of the fate of fellas
. . . 4ll .. _ _ „ .. Ä to
< ouimand until the^ came upon the
Held ■ I
Gloom pervaded the capital today
news ot ins suicide.
Today's battle was between the
According to these dispatches th -
left 1,000 dead and wounded
ummands of General Truccy Auhert
Villa and me tns.mvo
1 Orozco, according to infoima
, tiol^oceived at the department ot
j the interior.
N il la, who fled with ex-Minlster ®
Abraham (ionzalcs. of the interior de
partment, to Ciudad Guerrero, west
when Orozco entered th* state '*api
m with whom he proceeded over
land to join the advance of the fed
Department officials had no details
ns to the progress of tne battle, but
assumed that the fédérais were in a
good position to withstand an assault,
if not to press the fight.
Las retired to Torreon. Rumors were
( urrent today that a geenral retrait
southward from Torreon nvms In pro
This was dented. Word also
of General Te'l'z in
was received hy the minister of f!
clety of Nevada, accepted a place on
nance that a large quantity of arms
end war munitions
i Orozco had been! seized by IT. S au
thortties at E* Paso.
Senator Francis G. Newlnnds in a
the Equal Franchise so
the advisory committee of that body,
1 MONTAN \
, severe Winter a iloivi Brain—One in
Three Head IVrisli.
Butte, Mont., March 26.—State
I Deputy Hi inane tMfner Jacob 1.
! Dehart ■ Great Fulls, returning front
sove ral hats in snutner.
a. toils of a very serious con
the «took mon
di ion there among
lie s.i\s will suffer heavy los
sea as a result of the
snow ou the ground
constantly sin«,. November, he says,
I according to a special to the Miner,
have had to feed
heavily all winter till many have ex
ha used their
and the stoektoe
supply and are unable
Those who vi
h raise the price have
ng trouble h
$17.50 for hay and
finding hay at
He says he heard some
run as high
as .one in every three head of stock.
. marked toward the Dakota Imunda
and along the east end of tin Wyoni
1 ing boundary.
Yellowstone, he sa> s, is i
SAW THE iPISTOL
N FACT. NFVKH SAW ANYTHING
ELSE, HR ADMITS.
politics of new Mexico
Lr a Iters Insist it Would lie
sible loi* Them to |>o
20.-- J. P.
f bribery to be put on the
Santa Fe, N.
Luceivo, last o
stand, made today
of tin» incidents upon
i eu sat ions were founded.
I Elf ego Baca, the
dramatic recital !
which the ac- '
ie told the
committee that i
|, a ,| |
tlie Kpanlsh-Amerlcan j
j caucus that he bad killed four Amer
, . _•- , . i
in i i ' n n *' S 01
Asked whether h
1 of M
Sena, as Sena entered the
which the, defendants were arrested,
Lucero raised a laugh by replying:
"1 certainly flld, and 1 did
in the ha
my eyes off It for a moment."
He was vehement anil, sarcastic in '
his denunciation of the men of
own race and of-* his own country,
J who he declared had led him into
trap. Like the other three defeml
! ants, he spoke in Spanish.
I He testified that Elfego Baca hail
I said to the Spanlsh-Amerlcan caucus |
that he was working for Judge Fall I
; for senator, but that unlike National |
Committeeman Solomon Luna, he
i would not decline the senatorshi'p, as |
it "would be a great honor to the.
.ashes of his parents and his familv
to represent New Mexico In congress." |
j state Chairman Venceslao Jaramll-,
]o while in a saloon, had asked hint
f or a complimentary vote fur senator :
he testified, and l.ttrero had promised I
t„ K | V( , tl | m lhat vote
I According lo Lucero, Jaramlllo I
yelled at him in the presence of the
accused men, "We have seen you go
into the house of Andrews four
at'five times and you must be doing
'something corrupt,'; but the four an- j
swered that nothing could induce
them to testify falsely against An-,
drews or anyone else. Lucero still :
was on the stand when the commit-1
tee adjourned to tomorrow afternoon.
Senatorial Bitterness Grows,
The republican leaders today en
I deavored to secure 35 republican leg- j
I islators who would agree to enter a :
senatorial caucus pledged to abide by
the result, 35 being the number nee- 1
essary to elect,
The activity resulted from the grow
ing threat of a democratic-progressive j
Spanish-American republican coali-,
tion to elect Felix Martinez, a demo-,
CriU , a " d l^^esslve republican
pr( , bab | y Herbert Hagerman or \V. II.
oillenwatel, United States .senators!*
f rom Mexico. The democrats control
23 voles tho proKrea8lvea rlvv , and 1
with seven ,, f thp 20 Spanish- Amèn
lran votPB- thp eoalition would have
c , ear majorlty .
considerable bitterness, resulting
fn , m thp arrps( f f of thpjr num .
bpr v .„ s shown today by thp spanlsh
Amprlca |PKlsIators .
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and from the rebel front at Jiminez,
. - . . , ,
only one fact emerged clearly
. , .. ,
the rebels in tlie last five davs of ,
4>l . .. 4 P , !
fighting retreated first from Esealon .
....... . . . _ .. !
to Corralitos and then from Corralitos
.... ... . . . !
I °he h'lmng or the taking olTZst
Mailerofsta colony here do- '
' .. ;
Last night no press dispatches got
Seems Rebels in Retreat.
t El Paso, Texas, March 26.—Out of
the pmss of contradictory matter com.
ing today from the City of Mexico
through from Jiminez and the pur
port of those that reached here today
was that there
range three miles from Jiminez.
uncle of President Madero said that
•cupied Jiminez after
was righting at long,
5 o' lock tills morning.
At id o'clock tonight the Maderi
is as were not in communication with ,
Jiminez, hut on the contrary, the rob
el operator at Juarer waj
ay in ordinary fashion.
were ! i
Asked if any press
on file at Jiminez, he said:
"1 don't know, but I'll ask."
For a moment the key clicked rap- j
idly and then the operator answered
in the negative
"Are you talking with Jlmluez?" lie
"Why, certainly," he replied.
"What is tlie situation''"
-It's tho same."
''Oh my no."
This conversa '.Ion with th** operat- ;
supports the last dispatches
Meanwhile the eagle of victory is
perched on the government banner,
the effect that the rebels
according to other reports.
CONSTANT NEW IHSOKDKKS AF
MISSIONARIES ORDERED OUT
Refused lo l.ca\e Several Hiimlrei] In
valids and Converts
Peking, March 20.—Further
has reached here
• f the attack made
upon three Americans b> pirates near
f bze cheun,
when Bert Hicks, of Osh
,nd A. N. Sheldon
received a dispatch
'lay saying that Hoffman and Sheld
A Hankow dispatch says that the
meu who were members of an explor
ing t xp< dition on Hie Yang Tse river,
were asleep in their boats at 3 o'clock
in the morning,
armed with swords attacked them.
hen seven pirates
Americans were cut down
lIn- pirates sprinkled kerosene about
mill set tin bout
hi fire in an at
tempt to burn their victims.
The Associated Press nas received
a telegram from Sian Fu, province of
Slum Si., signed by
ml Shorrock, wh
mmons of the British
ply with the
legation to depart from Sian Fu to
ilh the relief expedition
I that left there recently. All other
foreigners accompanied the expedition
Robertson and Young* who are phyis
iciutis, said that they could not leave
! several hundred wounded and sick
' persons. Shorrock refused to aban
don the converts. The wife of Mr.
i Young is an American. She and Mrs.
Shorrock remained with their hus
Thu telegram l'rem the missionaries
i says that General .Shell g y un, who re
c'ontly was reported to be marching
„„ Ppklng . wlth lo ,00o troops, has
refused to enter Into negotiations
with President Yuan Shi Rat's emis
saries. He has been compelled to re
tire, however, because his Moham
' meda " ullu ' B have agreed to peace.
The situation at Sian Fu is critical.
the regiments dlBpatched there from
Peking having mutinied. The sol
diers now are engaged in plundering
Sian Hu and the neighboring districts.
Th '' American legation has received
| word that two parties of foreigners,
I f° r Ike most part missionaries lnclud
| ln K four Americans, are leaving Kan
'Su. The first party already lias start
| ed, but the road to Peking hi extreme
Reports regarding the re-establish-»
| ment of order in the province of Sze
Ohuau are favorable,
. Telegrams published in the Offlcl
: al Gaze, tu from General LI Yuen
I Heng," the republican rttm mande*?
confirm the belief held in diplomatic
I circles thut the Fu Chiang military
: wllhin short time
' nnancleI , who have under consid
eration the matter of loans to China,
refuse, to advance money without the
sanction of iioth the
party support Yuan Shi Kill's govern
ment. Rut tlie Nanking opposition,
endeavoring to safeguard
a dictatorship is considered
The unification of the gov
eminent, however, is thought to bo
*2,100, «00 Cash Furnished.
Posing, March 26.—Representatives
of the Anglo-Belgian financial syndi
cate credited today the Chinese gov
three million taels
The Chinese for
ernm ent with
j (about $2 10 O.OOU).
ei boaM aavs the money hag not
been touc jfe d and that the loan will
ln abeyance pending the decis
v „„„ <=.,1 K ni
1 Y S
1 HEARD TWO CASES,
! PP <*ourt was
er c0uri "
! p. Trust eomnanv.
TUe Vaon' entitied the Apostolic
' Holiness Union vs. Knuds».., et a! was
Apostolic Holiness Union and the case
; ,,,„ mioealed McFarland & Me lay -
was appeaieu an .s -»■
land appeared for the appellants
Whttla & Nelson represented
Tlie Work of A'est , 'r<luy's Session of
cases were argued in the sit
preme court yesterday, one
dismissed, the dismissal following tlu?
action of the court in sustaining a
demurrer to the complaint,
the case entitled
Idaho Bank A- Trust company and was
a suit in equity to »et aside a default
McFarland & McFarland
•hile the other was
Bernhard vs. the
were tlie attorneys for the appellant
while Whltla & Nelson represented the
The decision of the low
fa vorable to the Bank
Hi) DEATHS BY WOOD AIA'OHOL.
V iolation or G«'tnuui Pure Food l.aw
Berlin, March 26.—Five nten were
, placed on trial today accused
responsible for the death by M'ooil
alcohol poisoning of 89 persons» which
! occurred last^ Christmas among the
nniates of the municipal shelter for
I tlie homeless. The charge against the
I defendants is violation of the pure
j food law by the preparation and sell
of harmful substitutes.
druggist named Scharmuch who pre
pared the deadly spirits; two sules
! men named Zastri
the intermediaries and saloonkeepers
r and Meyeu and
named Redomskic and Dahle
• mixed and retailed what was called
; num and o'her cheap popular liquors.
The figure.89. given as the number
of deaths, was taken meretV for con
venience. Many more deaths now are
known to have been due to wood al
eohol poisoning and the aale of the
dele fA rious liquor is known to have
been going on for years.